As I prepare for my first Spartan Race event – a five kilometer run with 20 obstacles – I realize that thinking I’m in reasonable shape for my age is not the same as actually being in shape. After training for two months at a steady pace — three times a […]
In the future we may all have to face the challenge of living with dementia, or see a loved one trying to cope.We will need help.
This integrated information platform for seniors answers to a well-known necessity identified by the Centre’s counsellors.
Forty years ago, urologists were generally seeing prostate cancer patients referred by radiologists. The patients were admitted for bone pain because the cancer had metastasized.
The following has been reprinted with permission from the Association for Psychological Science. Older adults are often encouraged to stay active and engaged to keep their minds sharp. They are told to “use it or lose it.” But new research indicates that only certain activities—learning a mentally demanding skill like […]
An Israeli study has discovered a biological mechanism that could explain how challenging mental and physical activity can delay the development and onset of Alzheimer’s disease, the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz reports. The study, led by Boaz Barak of Tel Aviv University, was published in the September issue of the journal […]
Never trust anyone over 30, we were told in the forever-young 1960s. Now that the Baby Boomer generation is pushing into their late 60s and early 70s, a well-known futurologist took a look at where we are heading and came up with some fascinating conclusions. Richard Adler, a distinguished fellow […]